U.S. News & World Report has released their annual Best Places to Live list for 2018 and Sarasota ranks at #34. It's no surprise that Sarasota continues to be a desirable destination with all it has to offer. The combination of arts and culture, award-winning beaches, climate and more draws visitors and new residents alike.
U.S. News analyzed 125 metro areas in the United States to find the best places to live based on quality of life and the job market in each metro area, as well as the value of living there and people's desire to live there. The Top 10 list includes Austin, Texas (#1 for the second time); Colorado Springs, Colorado; Denver, Colorado; Des Moines, Iowa; Fayetteville, Arkansas; Portland, Oregon; Huntsville, Alabama; Washington, DC;…
Discover this treasure - you'll enjoy casual island living and boating on the desirable north end of Siesta Key with immediate access to Gulf and bay waters. Totally redesigned and renovated, located on a private, tropically landscaped waterfront lot. You'll find warm Southern pine floors and a living room boasting rustic beams, a vaulted ceiling and French doors that open to a full-width covered porch. The kitchen features stainless steel appliances, pendant lights, wood and granite countertops, hand-rubbed cabinetry, wine rack and full pantry. The versatile dining area is open enough for entertaining or cozy enough for a romantic dinner. A guest bedroom, bath and sitting area complete this level. Upstairs, the master suite offers a tray ceiling,…
American Lifestyle Magazine shared these great questions that every homebuyer should ask before deciding to purchase a home...
It’s no surprise that the home buying process can be overwhelming. Between an influx of information being thrown at you at once and a stack of documents to sign—you might not know where to even begin. But not to worry!
Below is a list of questions to ask your real estate agent that can help you save both time and money in the long run.
Has the property been tested for radon?
A proper test is the only way to know for certain that a house doesn’t contain this dangerous and odorless gas. If the house does test positive for elevated levels, the levels will need to be reduced through mitigation before you can move in.
Minutes to the bay and the ICW from this fabulous waterfront Siesta Key home on the Grand Canal. Boaters will be thrilled with the large, private, waterfront yard, the newer 42-foot Trek dock with water and electric (2015) and the remote-controlled 7,000-pound boat lift (2016) on 90' feet of seawall, making it an ideal and protected location for keeping your vessel. This updated four-bedroom, three-bath home boasts living and dining rooms, a family room open to the spacious kitchen, and catering kitchen with ample storage and work areas - perfect for those who love to entertain. Sliding glass doors open to the screened pool and lanai to bring the outside in - swim in the heated pool or soak in the hot tub after a day on the water. Relax or dine al…
The latest issue of American Lifestyle features some great ideas for gardening, keys to finding happiness and some delicious recipes... Click here to enjoy!
Stop by today to see this spectacular lakefront executive pool home in the highly desirable, conveniently located and gated community of Deer Creek on Palmer Ranch. The well-designed split floor plan offers three bedrooms, three-and-a-half baths plus office and bonus room with long lake views on one of the best streets in the community. Custom upgrades throughout, including handsome dark maple flooring. The beautifully renovated island kitchen includes KitchenAid stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, tumbled marble backsplash, planning desk, under cabinet lighting, and flows easily to the breakfast room and family room, boasting a wood burning fireplace, all overlooking the sparkling pool and lake. Open the walls of plantation
The landscaping crew gave Riley a treat, and since then she's been sitting, waiting, wishing, and looking cuter than cute, hoping they'll bring her more!
Check out this interesting article from American Lifestyle - a brief history of interior design through the decades... Click here to read more.